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bmibaby announces new route from Glasgow

9th November 2007 Print
bmibaby, the award winning airline with tiny fares has announced a brand new service from Glasgow International Airport to Ireland West Knock. The route is the only way for both business and leisure travellers to access this region of Ireland directly from Glasgow.

Flights commence on 12th February 2008 and will operate three times a week on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Flights go on sale today (8th November 2007) at with fares starting from just £18.99 one way, including taxes and charges.

bmibaby currently operates over 86 weekly flights to and from Glasgow International airport to Birmingham International, Cardiff and East Midlands airports. The addition of the new Glasgow to Ireland West Knock service will take the total number of weekly flights operated to and from the airport by bmibaby to 92.

David Hodge, commercial director, bmibaby, said:

“I am delighted to be able to announce further growth at Glasgow International Airport with the start of our new three times a week service to Ireland West Knock.

"bmibaby is the only airline offering a service to this beautiful region of Ireland which further confirms the airlines commitment to providing direct, low fares access for customers to new destinations. The route also provides real growth opportunities for inbound tourism to Glasgow".

“Flights will operate on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday and services commence from 12th February 2008. With fares starting from just £18.99 one way including taxes and charges we are advising people to book their flights to Ireland West Knock early to secure the best deal”

Gordon Dewar, managing director, Glasgow Airport, said:

"We are delighted to see bmibaby expand into Ireland with a new service to Knock, their fourth from Glasgow. Ireland is a key market for Scotland, and this new route to the bustling west of Ireland is excellent news for business and leisure travellers. With close access to Donegal, Galway, Westport and other exciting destinations, these new flights should prove popular with Scots, and should also provide a welcome boost for our local tourist industry."